Temp FT (1.0) Primary Teacher (2024-25)

Job Code: 3743185

Job Details

Achieve Believe Connect

Position Description

A temporary full time (1.0) Primary Teacher is required by School District No. 60 (Peace River North) effective September 1, 2024 to June 30, 2025. The assignment will be at Taylor Elementary School.

Taylor Elementary is a K-6 school located in the beautiful Peace River Valley twenty minutes from the bustling community of Fort St John. We enroll a population of 120 students. Our school has a staffing complement of 7 teachers and five support workers as well as a principal and a part time librarian. We engage in an exciting opportunity for students to learn with hands-on and experiential learning and embrace technology to help students learn and communicate with parents.

Taylor's unique setting provides outdoor activities that are not found in many schools. Our students have access to a hill that is utilized for tobogganing and hiking throughout the year. The District of Taylor is a strong community partner and allows our students access to the skating rink, swimming pool, river, pickle ball court, campground/park, golf course, community hall and curling rink. With these partnerships students are able to expand their learning beyond the classroom walls and regular classroom setting

See www.taylor.prn.bc.ca and our school Facebook page for more information.


Qualifications and Experience

  • Valid BC Ministry of Education Teaching Certificate (or eligible for)
  • Qualifications and demonstrated ability to teach the identified subjects at the elementary years level
  • Experience with universal design and differentiation to meet the diverse needs of students
  • Excellent interpersonal, communications, collaboration and organization skills
  • Experience/training/knowledge of Social Emotional Learning. Demonstrated ability to create a positive classroom community contributing to a safe, caring, and healthy school where every student feels a sense of belonging
  • Strong belief in the philosophy of inclusion and the potential of all students to learn
  • Understanding of the BC Curriculum and ability to plan both short-term and long-term in consideration of class composition
  • Willingness to work in a collaborative model with staff on the foundation of enhancing student learning
  • Demonstrated use of classroom management practices that are pro-active and maintain student dignity
  • Demonstrated use of assessment practices that promote student learning and maintain student dignity
  • Working knowledge of the IRP’s to plan effectively
  • Working knowledge of Performance Based Assessment, Balanced Literacy, Phonemic Awareness Development, working knowledge of current practice in teaching numeracy
  • Ability to use performance standards in reading, writing, numeracy and social responsibility
  • Committed to individualized instruction and group instruction utilizing a variety of effective strategies and techniques
  • Ability to work as part of a team to develop and implement individualized learning plans for students with academic, social, emotional, and learning difficulties
  • Ability to assist in the implementation of individualized education plans for low incidence students
  • Knowledge and understanding regarding the needs of autistic children, commitment to use of visual supports
  • Experience working with educational assistants experience teaching in a multiage setting
  • Committed to working with staff on the school plan and with professional development
  • Ability to relate well with students parents and staff members
  • Committed to following the goals and strategies outlined in the school improvement plan
  • Experience with balanced literacy programming, particularly guided reading, and writing; Including teaching guided reading to students in all Primary grades.
  • Working knowledge of Performance Based Assessment, Balanced Literacy, Phonemic Awareness Development, working knowledge of current practice in teaching numeracy

Interested applicants are required to supply

  • Three (3) references
  • Verification of qualifications (BC Teacher Certificate)


  • $2000 relocation allowance for teachers from BC, AB and Yukon and up to $4000 for teachers from other areas
  • $2,947 recruitment allowance (paid over 10 months of the school year, based on the FTE)
  • Salary as per collective agreement. Current salary grid is $63,492 - $108,576
  • Benefits as per collective agreement with option to enroll in medical, dental, extended health, and group life insurance. Benefits are employer paid based on FTE

For more information please contact:

Nancy Maxfield, Principal, Taylor Elementary School 250.789.3323 or nmaxfield@prn.bc.ca

Please note:
All applications with relevant documentation must be made through
Make A Future for consideration for the position

About School District 60

School District 60 is noted for innovative educational practices and excellent cooperative relationships between all educational partners. Our district is made up of dedicated, energetic professionals for whom the achievement and well-being of their students is a first priority. Together we challenge, encourage and support all learners to be responsible for developing their abilities with respect for self, others and the environment.

School District 60 is progressive and growing. There are 23 schools in School District No. 60 (Peace River North). The district’s schools provide education services to approximately 6000 ethnically and demographically diverse students.

School District 60 is located on the eastern side of the Rocky Mountains in the northern tip of the Canadian Prairies in beautiful Fort St. John, BC. Fort St John is 478 km northeast of Prince George and 1,237 km north of Vancouver, situated near the border with neighbouring Alberta, 214 km west of Grande Prairie, Alberta. The region’s economy is prosperous and expanding. Fort St John is a city for all seasons and year-round playground for those who like pristine wilderness, an active lifestyle, cosmopolitan city life and the enthusiasm of an energetic community.

Why School District 60

  • Professional development opportunities
  • Supportive culture of teacher collaboration
  • Curriculum and teacher supports
  • French Immersion, music, & outdoor education programs
  • Advanced technology facilities and resources
  • Progressive and growing district
  • Innovative educational practices

School District No. 60 (Fort St John)

10112 105 Avenue, Fort St John, BC V1J 4S4



Posted On
May 08, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Taylor Elementary School
$63,492 - $108,576
Employment Start Date
September 01, 2024
End Date
June 30, 2025
Mandatory Document
  • Resume